Latest Hampstead & Highgate education news
The Really Big Pants Theatre called on kids to take inspiration from their production of ‘Suddenly’ by writing a story - here is an extract from the winner, eight-year-old Tilly from Gospel Oak Primary School.
East Finchley schoolchildren descended on Whitehall to protest against their loss of access to libraries in Barnet borough.
A mother-of-four is on a mission to transform the handwriting skills of schoolchildren.
It was a devilish end-of-term library session for youngsters at St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School with the visit of an award-winning author.
Orthodox rabbis in St John’s Wood and Golders Green have called on their congregations to boycott Hampstead Jewish cultural centre JW3 in protest at the cultural centre’s promotion of ‘lifestyles and behaviours forbidden by the Torah’.
A devoted remain MP was quizzed this week by a young Brexiteer during a politics summer school.
We spoke to Vicky Bingham about why she loves being headteacher of South Hampstead High School.
A campaign group formed to defend schools from education cuts has hailed the impact of parents and teachers in forcing the government to better protect funding for students across Camden and Haringey.
Parents are set to descend on Parliament Square on Sunday for a mass ‘picnic protest’ against school funding cuts.
The sky is the limit for the headteacher of an independent girls’ school who faced her ultimate fear.
A Year 8 had his leadership skills tested after winning a competition to be Highgate School’s headteacher for the day.
The Highgate School summer fair is kicking into gear on Saturday and the organisers reckon it is going to be the best one yet.
Providing youngsters with the summer of a lifetime is the motivation for a St John’s Wood school which has been putting on camps for more than a quarter of a century.
Swiss Cottage School has become one of a handful of schools to be given an “outstanding” Ofsted rating for the sixth time in a row.
Two women who arrived in the UK as refugees have returned to the school where they became friends.
For one week in the summer term, 50 King Alfred School students camp outdoors with six teachers and form their own community.
The future is bright in Haringey after a stellar array of school role models were celebrated.
Despite widespread fears that art education is in decline, students at Highgate School have shown that there is plenty of appetite for the subject after a stellar exhibition.
A basketball superstar, champion of debating and teenage interpreter are just some of the characters being rewarded for achieving great things in Haringey this year.
Suspicions a much-loved public library could be moved have led to anxiety for its supporters.
In our latest question and answer feature for Ham&High Education, we interviewed The Cavendish School headteacher Jane Rogers.
A teenage girl has died after being found unresponsive at her school.
A child psychiatrist believes that having conversations with your children from a young age is vital in building their self-esteem.
Time is running out to bid on the Camden School for Girls anonymous art auction.
A new headteacher has taken up his position at the helm of Portland Place School.
A Camden school for deaf children has been rated “outstanding” by Ofsted once again, despite moving to a new site and losing a long-serving headteacher in the space of a year.
Placard-wielding families have ramped up the pressure on campaigning politicians with a series of protests across Haringey’s parks.
The introduction of plans to relocate a 110-year-old library to a nearby arts centre has been met with resistance by users.
An army of schoolchildren, staff and parents have raised £2,000 by taking part in a sponsored walk around Highgate Woods.
A trio of Portland Place School pupils were invited to the BBC to share their expertise on social media.
Visitors to a library which could move from its Highgate home after 110 years have called for a rethink.
Woodside High School is working with a Muswell Hill energy group to put up solar panels in a bid to save around £63,000 in electricity bills over the next 20 years.
A Camden ‘big assembly’ scheduled to take place this afternoon in response to funding education cuts has been cancelled in the wake of last night’s attack in Manchester.
Camden and Haringey parents are descending on parks this week for protest picnics and assemblies against school funding cuts.
Funding for education in Haringey came under the spotlight last night as politicians, teachers and parents came together for a ‘question time’ style debate in the run up to the General Election.
A Crouch End secondary school teacher has been honoured by Oxford University for the inspirational role he played for two of his former students.
An army of 115 staff and students from a Wood Green school have completed a 26-mile walk along the River Thames.
In the run up to the General Election a former leadership candidate for the Conservative party took to the stage at South Hampstead High School for a lively debate with students.
Hundreds of 11-year-old students across Camden, Barnet and Haringey sat their SATs exams last week - but how would you fare?
Politicians are set to be quizzed on funding cuts to schools across Haringey in a series of Question Time style evenings.
Highgate School is considering bringing in ‘gender neutral’ uniforms in response to students questioning their identity.
Students from different backgrounds have been brought together in a programme designed to empower teenage girls.
A campaign to raise awareness of the importance of music education for children is hitting all the right notes.
A photography exhibition is opening up in King’s Cross on Friday featuring work by homeless people living in hostels across north London.
The benefits are endless for a group of fleet-footed youngsters taking part in running sessions before school.